Beauty by Melia is operated by Melia McGuire of Burlington, NC.  She provides multiple luxury beauty services; both at her private studio in Burlington and On-Location for Bridal. Melia is a licensed cosmetologist, a Professional Makeup Artist and specializes in Bridal Makeup. Melia is commited to supporting your vision and unlocking your inner shine. Her Goal is to make her clients look and feel like the best version of themselves. She only uses top quality products, and is passionate about staying educated on the newest beauty trends/techniques.

Curious about the brands in Melia's makeup kit? Here is a list of Melia's favorite items in her bridal kit.

Bridal Beauty

Luxury means Luxury 

Im pulling out all the stops for you, Honey! Lets take a look at what it is to have a Luxury Glam Session with Melia. So here's the deal.....

The Look

As a bridal makeup specialist, I understand every little detail needs to be just right on your big day. Selecting a makeup artist who can harmonize her expertise along with your wants & needs is so incredibly necessary! I am passionate about making your bridal vision a reality on your most special day. Whether you envision a fresh, natural look or striking, bridal glamour - let's nail it. I love creating flawless, glowing skin, that truly looks & feels like skin with a soft touch of glam. Soft Glam has reputably become my signature look. My goal is to make you feel like the absolute best version of yourself and that your wedding guests see you, not just the makeup you're wearing. Allow me to create for you a timeless bridal look while you get top quality treatment.

The Experience

The morning of your wedding day should be an incredible experience that you never forget & I would love nothing more than to make that memory even more special for you. My wish is for each one of my stunning brides to feel uniquely catered to & individually pampered, because you deserve to shine! You'll be sipping bubbly mimosas, giggling with your best girls, peeking out the window for a glimpse of your groom & basking in the last few hours as a bride-to-be. I want you to enjoy all of these precious moments & relax knowing that your luxury bridal makeup experience will fit right in with your exciting morning-of festivities, effortlessly. I take care of everything beauty! I do a skin consult to tailor your customized skincare prep before applying the make-up. All products are customized to fit your exact skin needs. I believe "good skin= good makeup." You will be sitting in a tall makeup chair, in front of you will be big photo light to ensure you look Fab under every light, giving a true "celebrity glam" experience. 

The Investment

This isn't your typical walk-up, beauty counter makeover. On your wedding day, there's no room for mistake, stress or fluster. Leave your bridal glam hopes & dreams up to a professional. Someone who knows how to apply makeup in such a way that it stays flawless & in place through tears, dancing, laughter & lots of kisses from your other half... I promise that when you make this investment in yourself & your bridal party, you will be rewarded. The proof will be in your beautiful wedding images! This will be the most documented, photographed day of your life - keep that in mind when selecting your wedding day makeup artist! 

Destination Weddings

Keep your exhilerating destination wedding stress-free by hiring a talented makeup artist to meet you in paradise. Wherever that may be... Within or outside of the United States. Beauty by Melia is available to be booked for travel worldwide. Don't leave your bridal glam up to a last minute Google search!


Yes, I do offer hair and makeup sessions for other events!

While bridal makeup falls into my specialty, I am equally thrilled to offer my professional services for every occasion deemed special in your life. Listed below are events to book an appointment in-studio with Melia for makeup application and or hair styling


Bridal Portraits 


Family Portraits 



Senior Photos


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